Figure 3. Circumcision rates were greater in the Midwest and the Northeast even though the male newborn rate did not vary substantially by region, 2005*.

Figure 3Circumcision rates were greater in the Midwest and the Northeast even though the male newborn rate did not vary substantially by region, 2005*

* Circumcisions are based on all-listed CCS procedure code of 115; male newborn stays are based on principal CCS diagnosis code of 218.

Note: The denominator for the rates is the total U.S. population. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Census 2005.

Source: AHRQ, Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2005.

From: Circumcisions Performed in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2005

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